Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training
Course Aims: To provide the underlying knowledge required to minimise risks associated with manual handling whilst practical exercises provide the opportunity to apply the principles of safer handling.
Course ContentThrough this course participants will learn;

  • Manual handling hazards, risks and controls
  • How manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
  • The scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found
  • The process for assessing manual handling risks
  • The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
  • Lifting loads from low levels, working at low levels
  • Lowering from height
  • Pushing loads, pulling loads
  • Carrying, team handling
See also: Employee Safety, , ,